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Encyclopedia > Modern Records

Modern Record was a record label formed in 1945 by Jules, Saul, Lester and Joe Bidhari.


In the early fifties they launched several subsidiarys: RPM Records, Flair Records and Meteor Records. In the late fifties they launched more subsidiarys: Crown Records and Kent Records. In the sixties they launched a subsidiary Yuletide Records, specialised in Christmas Records. Modern records stopped operating after the death of Jules Bihari.


Modern was one of the big R&B labels with artists like Etta James, John Lee Hooker, BB King, Elmore James and Lightnin' Hopkins.


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Modern Records was an American record label formed in 1945 in Los Angeles by the Bihari brothers: Jules, Saul, Lester and Joe Bihari.
Modern Records stopped operating after the death of Jules Bihari, and the back catalogue was sold to various companies in 1984.
Modern was one of the big RandB labels with artists like Etta James, John Lee Hooker, BB King, Elmore James and Lightnin' Hopkins.
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